Slow Cooker Baked Apples

Easy and delicious slow cooker baked apples

Hi there Shabby Creek Cottage readers! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms back with another fab dessert. I'm totally in love with this new season, aren't you?! The gorgeous colors, the coolness in the air and the welcoming of more warm, comfort food. Oh yes! My Slow Cooker Baked Apples recipe has sweet comfort written all over … [Read more...]

Easy Cake Mix Monster Cookies

Quick and easy cake mix monster cookies

We're at the end of Halloween in Jars week - and it's been pretty cool to get to do stuff for a holiday that, while I love, I don't really craft much for. So what would Halloween in Jars be without something to fill the cookie jar? So in honor of my favorite little monster (my grandson Brady), I made him a batch of these fun cake mix monster … [Read more...]

Halloween cocktail : Black Widow Venom

Halloween Cocktail: Black Widow Venom

What's a party without a cocktail? I have no idea... because my parties always have them :) So it's appropriate that a Halloween party needs a Halloween cocktail. For parties, I either make pitchers of drink or serve shots - either is an easy way to entertain a crowd because either can be made before hand, so you can be enjoying the party and not … [Read more...]

Apple Raisin Bread Pudding

apple raisin bread pudding

Hi there my friends! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms and today I have a warm comfort dessert that is perfect for the fall. Maybe it's the teacher in me, but September is when I start craving apple recipes. My Apple Raisin Bread Pudding will put a wonderful aroma in your home and happiness in your tummy.   My husband took one bite of … [Read more...]

Strawberry Dream Pie

strawberry dream pie

Hi there Shabby Creek Cottage readers! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms and today I have the perfect cool dessert for you. I think we can all agree, the summer heat is on high! Colorado in August can get extremely hot and uncomfortable. The last thing I want to do is turn on my oven. My Strawberry Dream Pie is a wonderful no-bake treat that … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Bake

Slow Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Bake - An easy crockpot recipe inspired by one of our favorites

Hi Shabby Creek friends!  I hope summer has been treating you all well.  My kids are in denial that school starts in two weeks but, alas, it's true and it's time to start thinking about some easy back to school weeknight meals.  We tested this Slow Cooker Pepperoni Pizza Bake over the weekend and I have to say... HUGE hit with the kiddos. It's … [Read more...]

S’mores snack mix

s'mores snack mix

S'mores... I kinda think it's the perfect snack. But the real deal is pretty messy, and really reserved for special occasions such as cookouts or campfires. So what if we took the classic s'mores and made it a little easier for every day? That's why s'mores snack mix is my go-to. Of course, it's perfect for parties - but it's also good for lunches … [Read more...]

Citrus Glazed Poppy Seed Bread

Citrus glazed poppy seed bread

Hello again, it's Emily from The Benson Street! I am a big fan of breakfast and brunch. It is almost like I can get away with eating something sweet and dessert like in the morning. One of the best things to have in the morning is a fresh baked loaf of sweet bread. Citrus Glazed Poppy Seed Bread is a wonderful way to start out the morning. The … [Read more...]

Coke Float Ice Cream Recipe

coke float ice cream recipe

There are certain memories as a kid that you just never forget, especially growing up in a small town. I remember going to see my grandparents, and when my granddaddy got home from running his sawmill, he would take me to our small hometown square to stop by the little local pharmacy to get a Coke Float. To this day, I still remember him sitting … [Read more...]

Margarita Cupcakes

margarita cupcakes

Hi there Shabby Creek Cottage readers, it's Laura from Inspiration for Moms. One of my favorite summer drinks is a classic margarita with good tequila and sugar on the rim. Pair that with some excellent Mexican food and I'm one happy lady! If you love margaritas too, keep reading because this fun cupcake has your name written all over it! My … [Read more...]